s the Organ of the
Farmers' Alliance in
6 th and 7th Congre&r
Advertisers, make a
note of this T -ll
s 50 per
culatioii than any
aer paper puWisnea
erefore the best aa-
SALISBURY. N C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1892.
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V i . V . tvl v
I TPK 3 Ti ll 6
Sunday i,n Slavery Days.
tities of pine lwvi"hs. which crotected
In the South before the war Sunday the congregation from the sun and the
was looked forward to with anticipa- 'showers, and ilisnersed an aromatic
lions of unaffected happiness hv the ne- odor that was by no means disagreea-
groes on the plantations. With it Die.
came not alone the restful idleness of ' An object of most envious concern
the day, but the additional pleasure af- (to the other darkies on the! plantation
forded by opportunities to at tend divine . was the family coachman, or carriage
The negro as a race, is asocial being.
The; absence of - extraordinary brain
driver, or that of their number that
who was singled out to go 'with" young
mist u or any other member- of the
Castoria is Dr. Samuel Titchcr's prescription for Infimts
and Children. It contains neither upturn, morpumy
It 13 a narcmess suosuiuio
for Taregoric, Drops, Sootliinff Syrups, ana castor uu.
,Its guarantee 13 tinny years
Castoria is tuo Children's Panacea
other Harcotic substance.
It -is Pleasant.
- Millions of Slotlicrs.
the Mother's Friend.
. "Castoria Is so well adapted Co children that
I recommend it as superior to any prescription
known to me" II. A. AncHsa, M. D.,
Ill Co. Oslorcl St., Bfooldyn, N.-Y.
" The use or ' Castoria ' i:i bo universal and
Its merits ho well tea that it scorns a work
of supererogation to cmlorso it. Few are the
intoUIcent families who" do not keep C-storia
Trithin eay reach." v
C-kHLOS ILiSTTM, D. I.,
New York City.
Caetoria circs ColiCrXbnstipation,
Sour Stomrxh, Diarrheal, Eructation,
H-Uj YTunrjo, Cves riecp, and promotes dJ
Without injurious medication.
power denies him ttie privilege of nuusenoid to church. Aside from this
thoughtful medita!im4r the solace of being considered a recognition of supe-
renection. His intuitive impulse is io nor merit and a mark of special conn
loosen the cords that birrd him to him- den ce, it carried wiih it many pnvii-
self and to sjek congenial comp tnion- eges which were ratly enjoyed. It
ship. j meant more comioriubie transit to and
This inate characteristic of sociabil- from the church, more presentable'ap-
ltr was intensified in the . plantation parol, and best of all, ood eatm s.
darkev whose master's f ant ilv wast 1 he sermon oreravgefKal hand-
usually the centre, aiound which a
highly social microcosm existed. Sun
day was the day aliove iill the rest win n
he could uive full pi;iy to this tendency
and htfwas never happier than when
in the midst of a group, hearing lum
goal apples that he could get for them,
aud he must do it. Ke told them, that
it would not be right. They said that
was all nousense; they were going to
have the apples, and lit would have te
be the one to go after them. He saidr
"No, I ha. would be stealing," and h
would not do suoh a mean, wicked
tiling. Then tney sai I they'd drawn
him in the river, lie v.mh Very much
frightened, but he said, "I would rather
if and otheis talk.
111 a I 1" .
snaKing ny me cispersing congregation
was in order, and sometimes, wheu a
sermon wa t follow in the afiernOon
and iheday w::s a pleasant one, the at
tendants divided themselves into a lit-4-
tle group here and there, The baskets
"For several years I kaTO recommended
your ' O-storia,' and shall a! .rsvs ccntinuo U
do so as it ha3 invariably produced beneflei
Edwin F. Paie2, M. v.,
SCth Ctivct and 7th. Xvo., Kew York City
Tus Cmxacx Cowm, 77 Muthvat Btrstt. Xxw Yosuc Cttt
chu'eh," tinMefoiv, always .meant for
him more of a social than religious en
joyment, tnougli occasionally there
were venerable exceptions to this rule.
The darkies from all the neighboring
plantations were to be seen at "ineetin'
and all (he grotesque happenings of
the week and bits of highly colored
nossin were to be exchauo;ed amid
Gwine ter were opened and the lunches, prepared
bv the old-time Southern cooks; wen
heartily enjoyed. A gener.il inter
change of small talk and the news of
the neighborhood made the time pass
swiftly; then caaie the second sermon,
after which "young nustis is escorted
hack to the carriage by some gallant
beau, who, seeing her and perhaps the
old folks comfortably seated within
hearty guffaws, in 'which the uiost in- hows himself away in a Chestertieldian
noce ut good nat ure" abounded. - manner. 1 he sable aristocrat with
Tiie ante-bellum negro was always the rigid demeanor slams the door to
picturesque in his attitudes, adjuncts, with a bang, and with becoming dig-
T IS A T" -;TT too ott yowrfteir ana lm
iie fc -t value for your-roney.
Rrnnom-'A? in your Jiwlwrar by p jrchnBlp
W. r,.Uviijla J Hmi, vhlch reprewut the
bat v&lce lor prices aked, bs thonsaada
XT TAA.C HUM Dor i A U -Jkiht
W. L. OOOSLAS
TK BEST SHOE JftTHE WOHLQ FOJt TM f.;3NCf.
A BMoIno ses-eH ehnc, that trill not rip, ma
0f. iwunlesa, runot'u insiuo. f-oilWa, inore com
forttble.6t viish D(1 durable than any other shoe ever
gold at the rice. Equals custom uaJo &nocsccsUug
9V laost stvlWli, easy aud ii arable slu.ea ever sold
at tbe price, 'iucj eciol iim Imporccd uixi coctluc
from to $12. - . .
r o SO I'olire Sioe, yrom by farmer and fcll
ipOi others wbo vaut a pooti heavy calf, thrc9
eoled, extension edge nhoc, easj to wait lu, auU wla
keep the feet dry and wann. ,
CO 50 Fint? Calf, QZ.'IZ and &2JDQ Work
SPimn Inimeu'a Shod will give more wear fur iho
nooey ttie oy other mate. They are made for ser
vice. The Increasing sales ehovr thai wcrfclngmsa
liave found this out. ' -
t)rir- &i.09 ana rth8 81.75 ScJjooI
E3Uy& shoes are wora by the boys every
where? Tbo root serviceable bhoes sold at. th prices.
tUaUlU5 $2.00 and $1.75 BbcKS for
JV1 isaes are made of the boat Dongola or Cue Calf, as
desired. They are Tory etylish, comfortable and dura
ble. The$3JjOriOo equals custom made shoes eostlng
from S4.U0 to t6M Ladles who wiih to ecoaomize in
their footwear are findiDK this out. - '
Camion. W. L. Douglas' name and tbe price Is
Stamped on the bottom of each shoe; look for It
when you buy. Bewarecf dealers sxtcmptinKtosmb
(rtltute other iiiakes for them. Such substitutions aro
fraudulent and subject to prosecution by law for ob
talnlnK money under false pretences.
V. 1 DOLUL4S, nrocliton, Class. Sold by
Advice 3:0 WoaiEii
If you iwould protect yourself
from Painful, Profuse, Scanty,
Suppressed or Irregular Men.
struation you must use
Washington- Life Ins. Go.
Cartkbsvillk, -April 25, 13S3.
This Tfill certify that two members of my
immediate family, after bavins suffered for
years from .Tlcnitrjol Irregularity,
beins treated withoutbaneflt hy physicians,
wero at length completely cured by one bottle
ofErcdDeld'si'emale Jveculator. its
eCect L5 truly jroaderfuL J.Vf. Stsasge.
Eoo- to " WOMAN " mailed FREE, which contains
'raluaiLJ lnforuiatlou on all female diseases.
BPiADFIELD REGULATOR CO..
roi: bAlk ut a t,z. jiruogists.
I'Tirwrrrnriln nimnnnr-lii-tiiirri -itb
PURELY a vegetable compound,
made entirely ol roots and herbs
gathered from the forests of
Georgia, and has been used by millions
of people with the best results. It
CF HEW YORK.
JANUARY 1st, 1892.
. . . - sn .ir.o.nns Ts
Reserved ft?r ioticU'S,.N.
Stundard 4 ier cent., ami
all liability, -New
outstanding Insurance,' -)aid
l'oliej-boliiers iu 18'J1, -paid
l'otuj-holdtfs since or-
gauizatiou, ' - -lucoiue,
18'Jl - , - "
' Assets Invcstcil as Follows:
Loans secured by mortgages on
i..i v.-au first hens, - 51 ' r
New York City bondsr
Brooklyn waeev bonds, - - -Uichiuond,
(Vji.) bonds, - f
Loausto ioiicy-iabkrs on Co. s
PolfciS, - - .
Collateral loans, - . -Ileal
Estate, cost value, - -
Cash in bank and trust Co. s,
Interest accrued, premiums de
ferred and in transit, etc.,
2,(53 1,435 14
All manner cf Blood diseases, from the
pestiferous little boil on your nose to
the worst cases of inherited blood
taint, such as Scrofula, Rheumatism,
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases mailed
free. bwiFT Specific Co, Atlanta, Oa.
JTho cmallest Pill ia -do T7orU!
"Wliy do you cufTor
rTSfrom Dyspopsla cud Skslc-neadache, Q
rendering lifo inlsorable, ?beu
rvu4v .j of. vnnr lirlnd ?
v Mils m EH W-m i
Q bLU iw
of law LIwr Pills
Owill 6pccdil7 roraoro all this tumble,
enable roa toeat and digest your foodj, Vjl
prevent headache and impart a
Oonjoyment of lifo to which you hare
been a stranper. Doso umall. Iico, w
jia cents, uiuce, o ruiii JLr
and surro'iriiliriirs. ami particularlv
so "oher Sundavs." Tho iiiamirr of
his locomotion to and f roiri the'kineetin'
hoiisc" made a striking picture, with a
touch of irresistible drollery about it.
ifpre than likuly he proceeds nfoot,:ind
if the day be pie is nit he carefully re
moves his '"Sunday shoes1' and the
thick cotton souks, draws off his coat,
throws it over hi left arm, and (tan
tles the shoes from his riht hand.
With his impediments thus adjusted he
advances upon his way with a quick,
sliiifitiiii? fait, a liglit heart, a planta
tion hymn at. the top of his tongue, or
a cheeky t rollicking whistle upon his
lips, if the roads lie muddy, jthe "dis-
'unce usually great, or the darkey tiuu--elf
the oliject of ih overseer's espe
cial favor, he is indulged with a horse
isl ride of whoe hack bone he otri;iy
himself, his wife, '-md a yonntrster jr
t wo. They jog alon slurlv.puttii'g up
with the lulicri"Us discomfort of tlx
urangement with every evidence of
If the attendant upon oivine wor-
-h'p be far advanced in ye; rs,his mater,
with that respect for the aged so char
irteristic of ti.e Soathcrn gentleman of
he old seho l, places at his and "'de oe
'ooman's"' disposal an humble vehicle,
which has out I. sted the greater jiart of
its uefullneis. Tv this he harnesses n
olantat ion mule, whose solemn de
meanor and highly deliberate niove
mcntsare in keeping with the measur
ed, easv-jromtr eharacteialic if the
lurkev twain. Thev set out, the wab
bling? wheels describing an endless se
ries of curves, convex and concave.
The venerable occupants are seated im
split-bottom chairs and are attired in
their "bes' bib-en-tucker," with their
darning apparrel "ettin' two ways fer
Sunda'" to employ the vernacular
;y which they mean to suggest the all
prevading presence of starch, which
plantation darkies were accustomed to
use unstintedly. Thus, with an entirr
It I A
nitv j.sceuds to his perch. Then with
calm deliberation he draws up the
rube and caref ully tucks it around him
A moment later the reins are 111 hi.s
hands, and then with a crack of the
whip the coach rolls away and is so.m
lost to sight in a cloud of dust. Kctte
lowu tu..n steal.'
They too' him to the river, and put
him under the water, and then pulieu
Dared Not Itetitm.
The old inan who sat by the road
side coughed violent! v. He seemed to
have one foot ia the grave, yet he was
a wanderer, ragged and forlorn.
A little buy stared in wonder at the
s rmge, decrepit figure.
"Wliy dou t you eo home? the
The old man shuddered. Buryiujr
his eyes ia hi.s hands he moaned miser- ; "All right, M'randy, all rihL" iaiA
. I tln ilrl ... ... 1.1- . . 0 '
It du beat all I tet she k'm took i
chicken p,e to save hj.n gizzard. J
8he purtv enough ter be locked" a?
but when ,t come, ter Kitten a wife'C
fcf ' mterP tis .pouse firm,
hu .teeth to rattle, "if v., j .-.
alunyhc tuatl will." r
"Don t cry.
The words of comfort from the ten
liitu out. His lace was very white, but Uer ii,,s wrurjg the Krlef staickeu heart.
le blew the water from his muoth and
nose, aud gasp.d out, "ro, I will not
steal, loo may kill me, but I wont
sin against the Lord."
Tbev put him under again, and this
time they kept hrm longer than they
His voice trembled
"1 dare not go home.
The vouthful pvp rrrpw hu with as-'
"1. . ... 1 I ...!!.. 1 ,1 . . - " o
meaiiL iu uu, uu;i ue was reiny niunucu. i toillshllient.
When tney took mm out, ami found
that he did not breathe, it was their
turn to be frighteued. They dropped
1 s little dead bod v. aud ran away to
luae from the police
murderer-; and he was
certainly as if he had been burned at
Peril iips God saw that the best thing
for him was to have his faith in Jesus
sorely tried for u little while and then
ihesi without waiting for him to grow
up and meet things that might be eveu
harder to resist, to talce mm into
heaven at once. He has been there a
goo I in uiy years now, and iu its light
and gladness no doubt he rejoices that
to stand for
'NTo; I do not dare."
There was y world of sadness in his
Twenty-seven years aero, bov, I left
Ihey were l iny home bright 'and earl v.- My
1 inarbvr, iu l-,pH m fnn. v
ure oiu uiau meek v and iviri,
as she dragged her along after h, r -V
sorter tucK me back tef oid'time.
when I were a youngster wound amon
the purtiest on Viu," and he licked his
chops in apparent enjoyment of ancient
das. . - -
-You're what yOU UHUS Wll,
an old foot- nther 11 U uo stoPptn a
fore winders in this here wicked city "
and she quickened her steps as he
NIHIL AM un.l fil M. I
wrv,. iwitm nun to
with her. Chicago Mail.
Peter Cooper's Illustration.
PeterCooner W:is nn nf fch nmt cno.
Tears sprang to his eyes and rolled cessful. careful, and nrnd.ir. h.wi,,
unheeded down his cheeks. men of his time H tVJ4 otritrifrlv
and told me to get some thread, onnosed to the methods of m.nv mr-
sugar, toweling, matches, a washboard, cuaiits who launched out into xtrava-
saieratus, needles and and
As he faltered the look of agony in
Ins lace grew more intense.
'"and one other thing that 1 for-
and neer could recall. I
God rive lum strength
w,li;.t was right
him his life.
be tested so
of this little
li.ve been an outcast ever' since. 1
dare not go .home."
Intently the boy watched the stoop
ing hgure until it hobbled labnously
Norweigian boy, yet we must have th
same rockv purpose to be true to Gud,
no matter what it may cost. Ex.
ijleau the fo. lowing, something
esting about Ben Lusbie, who
THIS A II I ZONA KICKER.
. tt n ... ii 1 1 0
A DUMMisu uf. ror ine i.isl ioui
mouths the mayor of this town (who
is ouretY) and the e iitor and proprietor
of the Kicker (who is also outsell) has
luen U iore the.electors ot tins Senato
rial district as a candidate lorSlateSen-
at r. Now that we . are elected t
perhap well to do a little summing up
fcirsi 1 ne olii:e cud not see; u
..ut wo laid our pipes and made
-neesl'ul grab .it.it. The idea that th
oinice -should cek the man was al
: i ? 1 t. in the ve r48) B. C, but
uasn't been worth js backs in this coun
try since Chrito her Columbus-dis
covered it. Tint was aiicd us for
.bout tcnjyeais we were waiting lor
s. nie office to sed U, and we are
mighty poor cluthrs and don't sit down
!o a (juare meal once a Week.
Second Having sought and secured,
the nomination, we planted
tor a pull in every direction
1h.1t we are honest, repectab!e, and
u. d all 0. K. as ni' n run, and that
'he i-pposilion couldn't even get up u
deee it lie about. US, was all right to a
certain point. Bevond that we had to
shell out cash, tap a keg of whiskey
ben ami there, ami promise to take
care of about fifty heelsers who really by squawking birds
ought to be doing time.-
Thi. tl Up to date we have been shot
at four times; we have been
bombarded with cat--, tried to steal out
running mule; we have received thre
infernal machines and twenty-one
threatening . -epistles.- On the other
h.-nid. we have wonded two of the
iiifct.ii.eu v. Aim, wuu. , enu.r ililn who hjlVe J0,lbtd our ve
,ce of self-consc.on.sness the aged 1 , . fim, ;i
le arrived at the churcn in due 3 ' B. V'e have
- ' 111,430,633 78
For agencies and other . particuhirs, address.
0 11 n it lk.
Special District Agt.,
N arMk Alliance Excliaiige
11 and 13 Commerce St.,
Owned and controlled: by Alliaiicem'cn
for handling produce.
COTTON A SPECIALTY.
Don't sell before writing for par
ticulars to . -
J J, ROGERS, Mgr.
P. 0, Box 212.
Is the Place to Get Monuments, Tombstones, &c-
A lSrge stock of VERMONT MARBLE to arrive in a few days We guarantee
ttsfa?tiia iu every respect and positively will not be undersold.
Of all '"V"'1" specialty . .
C. B. WEBB & CO.,
Mention tlie Watchman wlien you Tlte ;
If it be a shrine intended exclusively
for dusky worshipers, the building will
"e a large rectangular structure coin
posed of log-, the apertures between be
ing chinked with mud and clay, and
lhe roof consisting of rows of rough
ak clapboards, held in place by lonjj
saplings lying lengthwise with" the
building, and these in turn being se
cured bv prongs of hickory. The most
eonspienou adjunct of this humble
house of worship is the chitnuey.which
leans away from the structure with si
hurt offended air. It looks as though
it were about tojopple down, and its
hetrogeneons materials constitute an
impenetrable mystery, held by a frame
work of sticks and clay.
There was no scarcity of preaching
in the ante bell uni days. 0;i every
plantation there w is a number of k,,ex
horieis," who were regarded with pious
fer aud Teaer.it :ou by the 11 groes.
In, the services conducted by these
black ministers the women participated
as niuch as the men, and.-some of th"ir
"jsperiences" were extremely amusing;
but all in all their worship was pecu
liarly impressive, if not weird.
Singing is one of nature's first, and
best gifts to the negrc, and no music
is more resonant with melody than the
voices of several hundred blacks sing
ing uDe Old Ship o'Zion," as with snp
ple KCiuhexion, the bodies swaying
back and forlh and their h;in s clap
ping, they keep time with the nnging.
An emotional race,the negro is intense
ly susceptible to the influenc ' f music,
and with melody comes the irresistible
desire to move the feet, pat the knee,
or make gesticulations with tht baud.
In the milder seasons of the ; e r the
iDirrn wnrsh-neis assembled liei e th a
spacious arbor formed by a fr ..are work
of saplings re t;ng iu the forks of small
growing tree?, or of others cut down
and stuck in the ground. U)on this
. ...1- ., ffVili 11 ir wi re denosittd a ian-
aided to break up three meeting-', licked left.
two 01 tht opposition speakers, and
keot such a corner 011 the kerosene
market that only our side could hold
torch l tjht parades.
Fourth. 'We have used every effort
to down the opposition suid get there
with both reet. and we know that we
-ire solid. Had it been left to us at tin
onffinr we shou d have nrelenv n a
. l n.iniiviimi with An shoofi!!'
I I I ll'l, l.lllll IILI II W
. . ill I ill.
We should have elected 10
i.m'i Crowd, Geatler.ian."
From the Indianapolis Sentinel we
teen years wasone of the greatest fea
tnres'of 15 unutn's circus in the capac
ity of "lightening ticket seller." He'
had a wonderful parrot, which was
pre-enied to hitn by one of the cauvass
rtie'u of the show who w;is at one time
a s-.ilor on a steamer plying between
liotou and Feruaudina. Lubie used
:o have a way of quieting the scramb
ling mob ot ticket purciiasers around
the wagon ly saving "Don l be m a
urv, gent leini'ii.'1 Tnere's pleoty of
1 ..Tv 1 .1. ..11. "
ume. v )U t crowu eacu otuer.
O.ie at a tune, gentlemen," and such
i mi . . 1.
expressions as mat. xne p.irroL,wuiMi
was perched 11 poii the sate 111 tne wag-
11 1 11 ( . 1 : 1 t . 1
on l l-t 0 .iCK ol ljUsij.e, gui iu ie.ii is
tiits- little speeches alter a season's
lour, aud often would break out into a
piercing shriek with one of them.mucli
loL'isbies amusement. Ine parrot
which, was quite a little vagabond,
broke loose i'roin her fetters o:ie day
nd IIjW over inLvj a neignooruig
wood near the circus.
A searching party was made up, and
they had not proceeded far before they
heard a great racket, apparently made
Hastening to tlie
scene they found poor Foil clinging as
nest she could to the limb ot a dead
tree surrounded bv a screaming fluck
jf crows. The parrot had only two or
three tail feathers lelt, and the hostile
crows were striking, pecking and pluck
ing her right and let t. Hang ng on as
jest she could the parrot was shrilly
cn-aming. "One at a tiin:, gentle-
V "llnn't. fhuv, there lake
time!"' "There's plenty mote
gaut enterprises ou borrowed
money ,for which they paid exhorbitant
rate of interest, The following anec
dote illustrates this point very forcibly:
Unce, while talking about a project
with an acquaintance, the tatter laid
he would have to borrow the money
for six months, paying interest at- the
rate of three per cent, per month.
Iff 1 m - .
Wny do you borrow tor so short a
time?"- Mr. Cooper asked.
"Because the brokers will ot nego
tiate bills for Jonger."
"Well, if you wish," said Mr. Cooper..
'I well discount your note at that ratet
for three vears.
"Are you iu earnest?" asked tbe
would be borrower.
"Certainly, I am. I will discount
your note for $10,000 three years, at
that rate. Will you do it?
Of course i will," said the merchant.
"Very well " said Mr. Cooper; iust
sign this note for 10,000, payable in
three veurs, and give your check for
$800, and the transaction wirF be.
out where is the money for rue? v
"You don't get any money," was the
reply. "Your interest for tiurty-si
moiitns, at tiiree per centum per mouth
amounts to 10S per-cetum, or $10,8U0
therefore vour cheek for SS00 lust
makes us even."
The force of this practical illustra
tion of the folly of paying such - an
exorbitant price for the use of money
wa such that the merchant determined
never to borrow at such ruinous rates,
and he frequently used to say that
nothing could have so fu y convinced
him us this rather bumoroas proposal
by Mr. Cooper. -
V. V. Hall, a young farmer near
Moutueli r. em yed hitusely hugely a
few d ivs back iu, watching a couple of
city girls attempt; to water their horses
at the trouuh at his place. The horses
were checked up. and of course could
not fet. their doses down to the water.
Thi seemed to surprise the youiiw
ladies at first, but finally resizing the
trouble they both got out of the buggy,
and iroii' behind lifted up on the hind
axle and after raising the hind wheels
clear off the ground peeped arquiid the
f the v.'hie.al to see the horses
drink. Finding that the horses didn't
seem to know enough to stick then
heads down at the same time they
r tised the hind wheels one girl remained
b hind to hold the buggy up and the
other went to tiie horses' heads and
tri. .d to null their noses down to the
After laughing till he shook several
boards off the side of the blacksmith
shop from where he watched the girls
I if ton the buggy and pull on the horses,
heads till tliev were red in the face
and almost ready to cry, Will went to
li,.ir :isist.:l Hi-fi and unchecked the
The voun-jr ladies g ized at first in be
wilderment, and then with a kind of si
on't-you-ever-tell look at each ottiei
ci.n.iji lUv,v. . .,lt..., iw...a l J..."
!. I l. .,.l- it, thairs, fl's :illfl. alter iciiunursaul mc nc.m tuu tiMianimu
ICdiicu in " 1 I p . I it i ii -
waitimz for their horses to drink, drove appearance oi ine lace, out me mo
off leavin-Will to sit down on the certain indication is tire green and
a I ha Iai li'ikimi uni or I li.i ttiif I I r a
U.H.nh nnrl ri I m 1 11 aie I TCiiw uiuwjiiissui ic luni. in
I'UIIIIT 111 I.IIO UOU.II . . , . . .
the people as a humble citizen possessed I over
of a fair - na -e ot, tne carainai viriu s
We should have refused to buy up the
old soakers or come down with a dollar
for a corruption fund. The politi
cians wouldn't have it that way, how
. a . -i m
vir We were m the bauds ot our
friends and they didn't want any new
ideas introduced into the campaign
We feel a bit sorry for the opposition
r..r r i.. n ticft and should never n ivt
A. Kailroad Toboggan for jiuic,
"One of the queerest railroads any
where in the cpuntry, Said Iwv. U
S K niW-i. ot fort i Ontario. is a
novel line tint runs from South On
tario up to North Ontario, in Sin Ber
uadino County, California, where I
live. The line is seven miles long.
A sp in of stout mules draw the car up
the road. 1 here is nothing situ
gular about that, but it comes
the return trio.
"The seven mules are on a tilt all the
way, although the track does not look
bl-.iit. So when the car starts back
the mules get on and take a ride, lin
ear booming over the whole line by
gravitv. The mules enjov it, too
Thev ride there in as self-satisfied s
j .i in
While he was totally unfit way as any other pa.sseng.-i, aim uie
. v . l I T . . . . nli ii in i ilif
have J view seems equamy us manning
i. ; a U ti .M itnt. i fim,. and North Untario, you may kuow -s bitu-
OCeil llUHIiiiairu, . ...... r-- ... .....w .... . "I CC... A ..(-... i
and will be left dead broke and atcd at tne moum t o a;iluin
but tuere are a lot, vi maguiuceui
eompietely discouraged by the result.
We also feel sorry ror me goou meu
m.nii.r the onoosition. 1 hev have
iied about us, shot at us villified u
and whooped it up in various ways as
. tifv tliMV owed the rsartv. It was
Tan2 it rather strong when they de
n ir..d tlmt our father was hanged for
murder and our mother used to I e a
beer slinger, but it was in the line of
duty and only what might be expected
A Brave Little Norwegian.
Several years ago, a little Norwegian
boy in Chicago, gave his heart to the
Lord Jesus Christ, aud made up his
mind to be true to the Savior, no
matter what it would coat him to keep
hi word. .j, ,
One aft-inoon s miebad boys, larger,
th in himself, caught him and told him
that tlny knew where there were some
Cholera of L-'owls.
This disease may b knows bt t' t
over the city gal and her way of doing
things. Mudedo Herald.
a disease ot the liyer, and is due in al
most every case tojOTer-feeding, as in
the case ot those ge se which were fed
io close coops for the production of the
enlarged -liversVbf which the popular
pies known as pate de fois grits, or
Strasburg pies, are made. -Similar gor
ging with lood has the same eneet ou
fowls, but, it goes beyond the mere en
largement of the liver, and ends in
fatal inflamatiou. There, is no remedy;
prevention by moderate feeding is the
Fisrure in the Shop
4Well-, Fm gosh darned ,M'randy!"
"Do von iest come along, Jessie, an
you ben a-married nigh outer forty
J . I 1 1. -
The twain were trom me interior
.. .:f.ii.. Ma m .c nf oniiviitiA rn-
niaiiuc.iy i . v' i. ' ...
,,v I, v nantaloons and coat cure.-Ae h-& J nnes
ilefves too short, and a hat mat nail
nneealt.d his features. He wore huge
dasses. and was peering through them
ivifW :i!i tiw ;nii'ht at a revolving le-
male dummy in a StaJ,.e street window.
J i ii i. t i. ..i. ..-I :..
She wore a plain oiacu, uociv suuu m
ii.o cL-irf :md hic'h in the necic, and a
verv tilaiti bonnet of antique architect
uro' While he stared she tugged tit
his sleeves. "Well, I m gosh darned
he repeated giving no heed to the en
treaties of his w;r".
Packing Butter lor Winter,
Butter to keep well must be well
niftdev that ts the buttermilk well work
ed out and a fidl ounce of pure suit
worked into each pound of butter. If
packed in tubs see that they are clean,
tirat scalded with hot water and then
washed with coid. Fack the butter a
inade and keep each laer covered with,
h cloth and salt until the next one is
added. Fill the tub within one inch
. I a .. . .1 l.l. I . 1 . I .... I 1
Jessie, Je-sie, do come away, she or ine top, men springe uu a utn?...,
a-sighting cover wuti a cioin, nuu vuc ni tuow
all around next to the tub, then cover
with a half inch ot salt, put on cover
and set away in a eool dr cellar. No
vegetables or fruits should be stored ia
a cellar where butter is to be kept,. br-
J 1 iii. r . - . i
mountain' around mere, une cu:oui
for thev can scarcely be called towns, i
situated on the Santa Fe and the other
on the Southern Pacific. It is the sev
en miles of street railway that connects
"The way they get the mules aboard
this: There is a little truck under
the car, and is pulled, becoming an ad
junct to the regular passenger depart
J ... . it., i i- i : j
mei.t. L he moment me iruch. is suu
out the intelligent animals make a start
for it and step up and on. It is ex
tremely amusing the way they do it,
and the way they enjoy this ride, and
thev are "reat favorites with the peo
ple." San Francisco hiysai
Wrc Pit e. LuttsvlllP, Mo., wrl'.es: I wnsfall
nicied Willi s..Mtlca, and li.i.l 1 si tU-.- use oi o r
uui a id one leg for Hue years. I eut to Uol
Siiiiiigs and rKsoin-d .tilTf r.-rit ux;tord, cut ioju j
no cuie uutU 1 tiled ttoiuuic lii'Aji iiaon. Ii nai le
mawulJf.ia well. lum v.eUuu. loi.
Why everybody s
"Well, I m gosh darned: in re
n:iti'il for the third time. "If that
thar gal dou't ton anything fer look-
ever 1 seed. Wonder wnai iney give
her fur spinuin around all the time.
Not much I reckon. Most any purty
gal 'u I be glad er show er p'inted at 'u
pryi.-ed by every feller 'at comes along,
er thousand or more a day, I'm think-
in. ,ii c
"J. ssie, Jessie," pleaded the wife,
pulling at his elbow more vigorously,
-them Toniii-'sters is Uughin at ye.'
"She's dooced purty ,'u she knows it,"
h. m.Mo.1 as he regarded her more criU
icallv. "Yaas, she knows it. W at
,,urtv gal don't know th-.t? I shud
think her feller 'ouldu't like it. though.
Uut, law. M randy, she nam ia-miuuiu
uim! W a wi' a"ll th ogiinn winkir
she gets, lost er young winimin has
b o- enough heart f- r m re ner one till
-he g ts settled d wn, Law, Suz.
blamed if she don't Minle sweeter uui
a pJ.ich mi that their readheaded
ch 4 yai.der. I gu.s. tiie shop folk.
i her that frK;k, fur its beyond hei
'fu! fuuuv w'at store yunji
it s now
wiuimeti do s si t on finery,
her stand in t.ur day jes
cause thev are very likely to jrxhalt
odors that will be absonxrd by the but
ter, even if the butler is kepkiu a close
Vessel. New York Sun.
. 1 1
A Baltic lt.yal.
A tremendous battle took place near
Peru, lud., where a circus has gone iu
to whitei quarters, the other day. The
contiiat mis were live elepnanw.
Diamond, a four-ton brute, and Prince,
who weighs three tons, have loug been
m 1 I .
jealous of each otli -r, ui eariy iu mo
morning, during me aosen-r ui m
keejier, they broke loose nd lx-gan
fightin.. Tue other three elephai. 1
iu me ir.iupe iHjcanirt excited and took
part iu th - it .y. Fn ice had the best
ot it, an I soon broe Uiauiond s tusk,
and butre-l him inr.-ugn a brick wall,
which fj i upon t le tighti g bra . s,
uurung and .i.g.uci.ug m-m so ba ily
th .t their cms ioui! l heard more
;h .n a m e. i 1 e k ej p ai d gr.as
trouble iu q neting tlie au.mals, and
s.e i.lace iihiv i.-ciuht lo. k place
nass of wiv-k'a0e.